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  • Das Archiv des Idaddaby Thomas Richter; Sarah Lange

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 97.12

    Im Sommer 2002 entdeckte das Team der syrisch-deutschen Mission eines internationalen Kooperationsprojektes im syrischen Mi?rife, dem alten Qa?na, 71 Tontafeln und Tontafelfragmente, die bei der Zerstörung des Königspalastes aus einem ebenerdigen Stockwerk in den tiefer gelegenen Korridor gestürzt waren. Unter den Tafeln befinden sich Briefe an König... more...

  • Tradition und Innovation in der offiziellen Sprache des Mittleren Reichesby Roberto A. Díaz Hernández

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 32.89

    Die offizielle Sprache des Mittleren Reichs (11.?12. Dynastie) war die klassische Sprache der ägyptischen Antike und wurde bis in die römische Zeit hinein für öffentliche und vor allem religiöse Texte verwendet. Roberto A. Díaz Hernández vergleicht in seiner Studie historisch-biographische mit literarischen Texten aus der 1. Zwischenzeit bis zur 12.... more...

  • Egyptian Literature (Routledge Revivals)by E.A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum?s department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects, Budge was hugely successful in collecting papyri, statues and other artefacts for the trustees of the British Museum: numbering into the thousands... more...

  • Wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurdeby Andrew Robinson; Josef Billen

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 22.34

    Zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts entbrannte der dramatische Wettstreit um die Entzifferung der Hieroglyphen. Ein Duell, zunächst zwischen Thomas Young und Jean-François Champollion, schließlich zwischen England und Frankreich. Andrew Robinson schildert in diesem herrlich illustrierten Band, wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurde, und liefert dabei... more...

  • Wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurdeby Andrew Robinson; Josef Billen

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 22.32

    Zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts entbrannte der dramatische Wettstreit um die Entzifferung der Hieroglyphen. Ein Duell, zunächst zwischen Thomas Young und Jean-François Champollion, schließlich zwischen England und Frankreich. Andrew Robinson schildert in diesem herrlich illustrierten Band, wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurde, und liefert dabei... more...

  • Classification and Categorization in Ancient Egypt / The Legal Register of Ramesside Private Law Instrumentsby Arlette David

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 75.04

    Pursuing the study of legal discourse in ancient Egypt during the well documented 19th and 20th dynasties (circa 1300?1100 B.C.), the book describes the legal language used in recording wills and gifts. It is compared with the language of royal decrees tackled by the author?s Syntactic and Lexico- Semantic Aspects of the Legal Register in Ramesside... more...

  • An Account of Egyptby Herodotus

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Language Processing and Acquisition in Languages of Semitic, Root-Based, Morphologyby Joseph Shimron

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 195.00

    This book puts together contributions of linguists and psycholinguists whose main interest here is the representation of Semitic words in the mental lexicon of Semitic language speakers. The central topic of the book confronts two views about the morphology of Semitic words. The point of the argument is: Should we see Semitic words? morphology as ?root-based?... more...

  • New Literature and Philosophy of the Middle Eastby Jason Mohaghegh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00

    Mohaghegh tracks the idea of 'chaos' into the contemporary philosophical and cultural imagination of the postcolonial world, exploring its vital role in the formation of an emergent avant-garde literature in the Middle East, concentrating on the writings of the twentieth-century Iranian new wave. more...

  • Somaliby John Saeed

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 180.00

    Somali is spoken by more than nine million people in the Horn of Africa and by expatriate communities in the Middle East, Europe and North America. It is the official language of Somalia and an important regional language in Ethiopia and Kenya. As a Cushitic language Somali is part of the great Afroasiatic language family whose other branches include... more...